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Dirk Hayhurst on life in the minor leagues

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A piece by former pitcher Dirk Hayhurst on the financial struggles of being a minor leaguer

Dirk Hayhurst
Dirk Hayhurst
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Former minor league pitcher -- and, briefly, major league pitcher -- has a piece on the financial realities of being a minor league baseball player.

It really helps highlights the huge gap between what it means to be a major leaguer, and what it means to be like most professional ballplayers, struggling to try to make it to the big leagues while also struggling to cope financially.

Read it.  Its a really good article.